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  • Pelosi speech to Knesset warmly received (MUST READ, you will not believe your eyes!!!)

    04/01/2007 9:36:32 PM PDT · by KJC1 · 66 replies · 2,568+ views
    JerusalemPost ^ | 04-01-2007 | Gil Hoffman
    In her speech at a state dinner held in her honor at the Knesset Sunday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Dem.-CA) vowed to present Israel's case to the leaders of Syria. Her speech was uniformly supportive of Israel, and she received a standing ovation at the end. Pelosi spoke emotionally about her meetings with the families of the kidnapped soldiers and dramatically held up the soldiers' dog tags, which she said she displays prominently at her office in Congress and she would bring with her to Damascus. "I will send a message to the president of Syria from the families of...
  • Pelosi addressing Knesset as part of congressional trip

    03/30/2007 10:40:49 AM PDT · by SmithL · 55 replies · 282+ views
    WASHINGTON, (AP) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will address the Israeli Knesset on Sunday evening as part of a congressional trip to the Middle East. The San Francisco Democrat is traveling with Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the first Muslim member of Congress. They arrived in Israel on Friday. The lawmakers plan to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and to travel to the West Bank to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, said Ellison's spokesman, Rick Jauert.
  • Hamas Confirms Meeting with American Democrats [Confirmation Of WND Article...Senior Demoncrats]

    12/12/2006 8:21:56 AM PST · by conservativecorner · 48 replies · 2,141+ views
    Yonni The Blogger/IsrealNN.com ^ | Dec. 12, 2006 | Yoni Tidi
    (IsraelNN.com) Hamas officials have confirmed a WorldNetDaily report that terrorist organization leaders recently met with senior Democratic party members after the recent sweep of both houses of Congress in last month's American elections. The independent Arab news agency Ma'an quoted Ahmed Yousef, an aide to prime minister of the Palestinian Authority (PA) Ismail Haniyeh as saying the meeting was held. However, a Democratic National Committee spokeswoman said she has no knowledge that the meeting took place. Details were withheld in order not to damage the image of the Democratic party, he added. Yousef said that Hamas leaders also spoke to...
  • Pelosi will visit Syria next week

    03/30/2007 9:06:23 AM PDT · by rjp2005 · 85 replies · 348+ views
    International Herald Tribune ^ | March 30 2007 | AP
    "U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will visit Damascus next week for talks with Syrian officials, a U.S. Embassy official said Friday, making her the highest-ranking American politician to come to Syria since relations began souring in 2003. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media, said Pelosi would be leading a delegation of members of Congress and would arrive on Tuesday and leave Wednesday."